Auditing / Certification Body
Third party assessed by non-verified bodies
ISEAL Alliance Member
Food, Beverage and Agriculture
Animal Conservation and Welfare, Biodegradable and Recycling, Carbon, CSR, Environmental Management, Ethical Trade, Waste and Chemicals Management, Water Related, Worker Safety
UTZ Certified is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization dedicated to create an open and transparent marketplace for socially and environmentally responsible agricultural products. UTZ has developed two main tools to achieve these goals: the UTZ Traceability System and the UTZ Code of Conduct.
* The UTZ web-based traceability system makes coffee,
cocoa, tea and rooibos traceable from producers to buyers. UTZ certified producers sell their produce to UTZ Certified registered buyers and all transactions are viewable on the UTZ Certified web-based system.
* The UTZ Chain-of-Custody requirements include criteria
for the separation of certified/non-certified commodities... more
As part of the code development/ revision procedures, a stakeholder mapping is done to identify relevant interest sectors, key issues for these sectors, and key players of these sectors.Go to Standards Map At a Glance Sheet